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REPLICATION OF VIRUS – HOW DO VIRUSES REPRODUCE?

REPLICATION OF VIRUS ⇒ Genetic information for viral replication is contained in the viral nucleic acid…

HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS (HSV) – PATHOGENESIS, CLINICAL FEATURES, LABORATORY DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT

INTRODUCTION TO HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS (HSV) Herpes Simplex Virus causes the most common viral infection in…

POX VIRUSES – THE ERADICATED CULPRIT OF SMALLPOX (VACCINIA & VARIOLA VIRUSES)

INTRODUCTION TO POX VIRUSES Pox viruses are the largest and the most complex of all viruses,…

VIRUS-HOST INTERACTION – WHAT HAPPENS WHEN VIRUS INTERACTS WITH THE LIVING HOST?

WHAT IS VIRUS-HOST INTERACTION? All the processes that occur in the host body and viral particle…

MEDICAL SPECIALISTS – A LIST OF DOCTORS & THEIR SPECIALITY

A LIST OF DESIGNATION AND SPECIALITY OF MEDICAL DOCTORS Medical Specialists are the Doctors who have…

Microscopy & Types of Microscopes – Optical or Light microscope, Phase contrast microscope, Darkfield (dark ground) microscope, Fluorescent microscope & Electron microscope

INTRODUCTION TO MICROSCOPY AND MICROSCOPES Microscopy is the technique involves the investigation of microorganisms or small…

RESPIRATORY SYNCYTIAL VIRUS (RSV)

INTRODUCTION TO RESPIRATORY SYNCYTIAL VIRUS (RSV) ⇒ The Respiratory syncytial virus is the most important causative agent…

SUBCUTANEOUS MYCOSES – INFECTION OF SUBCUTANEOUS LAYER

INTRODUCTION TO SUBCUTANEOUS MYCOSES –  Subcutaneous mycosis is principally found in tropical and subtropical regions. The…

ARBOVIRUSES – MORPHOLOGY, CLASSIFICATION, CHARACTERISTICS, CULTIVATION, PATHOGENESIS & LABORATORY DIAGNOSIS

INTRODUCTION TO ARBOVIRUSES ⇒ Arboviruses are the RNA viruses that are transmitted by blood-sucking arthropods from…

SUPERFICIAL MYCOSES – INFECTION OF SKIN, HAIR & NAILS

INTRODUCTION TO SUPERFICIAL MYCOSES Superficial mycoses are the infections caused by fungi in the outermost layers…

RUBELLA VIRUS – MORPHOLOGY, RESISTANCE, CULTIVATION, PATHOGENESIS, CLINICAL FEATURES, LABORATORY DIAGNOSIS & PROPHYLAXIS

INTRODUCTION TO RUBELLA VIRUS ⇒ RUBELLA VIRUS is the causative agent of disease Rubella or German…

MEASLES VIRUS – MORPHOLOGY, RESISTANCE, PATHOGENESIS, CLINICAL FEATURES, LABORATORY DIAGNOSIS & PROPHYLAXIS

INTRODUCTION TO MEASLES VIRUS ⇒ MEASLES VIRUS is the causative agent of disease Measles, a highly…

Mumps Virus – Morphology, Resistance, Pathogenesis, Clinical features, Laboratory Diagnosis & Prophylaxis

INTRODUCTION TO MUMPS VIRUS ⇒ MUMPS VIRUS  is the causative agent of disease MUMPS, an acute…

Influenza Virus – Morphology, Resistance, Antigenic Properties, Cultivation, Pathogenicity, Clinical Features, Laboratory Diagnosis, Prophylaxis & Treatment

INTRODUCTION TO INFLUENZA VIRUS ⇒ Influenza virus is an Orthomyxovirus, belongs to family orthomyxoviridae; causes influenza,…

HERPES VIRUS – MORPHOLOGY, RESISTANCE, CLASSIFICATION & DESCRIPTION OF VARIOUS HERPES VIRUSES

INTRODUCTION TO HERPES VIRUS ⇒ HERPES VIRUS is the family of viruses, contains hundreds of viruses,…

Red Cell Indices – Mean Cell Volume (MCV), Mean Cell Hemoglobin(MCH) & Mean Cell Hemoglobin Concentration (MCHC)

Red cell indices comprise the parameters that reveal the hemoglobin content and physical characteristics of the…

TOXINS AND PATHOGENESIS OF STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS

TOXINS OF STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS Staphylococcus aureus produces a wide variety of toxins which are important virulence…

LABORATORY DIAGNOSIS OF FUNGI – HOW TO DIAGNOSE FUNGI IN LABS ?

LABORATORY DIAGNOSIS OF FUNGI IS CARRIED OUT AS FOLLOWS: ⇒ The laboratory diagnosis of fungi or…

GENERAL FEATURES & CLASSIFICATION OF FUNGI

INTRODUCTION TO MYCOLOGY MYCOLOGY is the branch of microbiology that deals with the study of Fungi…

ESTIMATION OF HEMOGLOBIN BY SAHLI’s METHOD a.k.a. ACID HEMATIN METHOD – PRINCIPLE, PROCEDURE, NORMAL VALUES, CLINICAL SIGNIFICANCE

INTRODUCTION TO HEMOGLOBIN Hemoglobin (Hb or Hgb) is a red color pigment present in red blood…